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They Fall Hard

by Mark Terry

Richard Manley is dying of cancer. The illegitimate child of World Champion Heavyweight Boxer Buddy Benson, Manley has some things he wants to know before he passes away. Was his father’s untimely death really a murder? Did he lose the... Read More

Book Review

Blood Red Blues

by Mark Terry

After the murder of his father, Devil Barnett, a field agent for the CIA, returns home to Harlem to take over his father’s bar, the Be-Bop Tavern. Not long after, somebody slaughters a group of people in the back room of another... Read More

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Song of the Bones

by Mark Terry

Chantalene Morrell has been asked to help find her friend Thelma Patterson’s husband, a ranch hand who hasn’t been heard from in thirty years, since shortly after their wedding when Thelma was young. A representative from an oil... Read More

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Detective Inspector Huss

by Mark Terry

It is a cold and rainy November night in Göteberg, Sweden. One of the country’s wealthiest men, Richard von Knecht, has fallen-jumped or pushed-five stories to his death. When the novel’s title character, Detective Inspector Irene... Read More

Book Review

The Rose in the Wheel

by Mark Terry

It is London, England in 1811. Society is enormously class-conscious: the roles of men, women, and various class strata are clearly delineated. Society is so strictly layered that some people-women especially-can be punished or... Read More

Book Review

The Seriously Pink V

by Mark Terry

The title of this mystery novel refers to a brand of lipstick-Seriously Pink and the V stands for, we are led to believe, Vengeance, or perhaps Vigilantes. It does not, however, stand for five. The vigilantes in question are four Miami... Read More

Book Review

Blue Wolf

by Mark Terry

When Alix Thorssen was a little girl she encountered a wolf while working on her aunt’s sheep ranch. Years later, as an art gallery owner in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Alix receives, from the eccentric but talented painter Queen Johns, a... Read More

Book Review

Run to the Sun

by Mark Terry

Is it possible for the sum of a novel’s parts to be less than the whole? In other words, can the novel as a whole be pretty good, but have individual scenes and situations, which either don’t work or make no sense? Can those scenes... Read More

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